After the Republican Governors Association announced plans to spend $3.3 million in TV ads on the Nevada gubernatorial race, Democratic candidate Chris Giunchigliani’s team sprung into action.
Ramona Giwargis covered state government and politics for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from January 2018 to December 2018. She previously covered local politics all over California, including stops in her hometown of San Jose, Merced, Salinas and Eureka. Ramona is a graduate of San Jose State University and has won multiple awards for investigative journalism.
Confronted by another year of rising overtime costs, the Nevada’s top prison official axed a decades-old policy that required two officers to accompany prisoners to the doctor — a move that’s expected to save $3.5 million in six months.
From “political prostitutes” to abusers, pimps and sellouts — the insults are flowing between Republican Assemblyman James Oscarson and Dennis Hof, an outspoken businessman, TV personality and owner of the six brothels, including the famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Carson City.
Catherine Byrne, a Carson City Democrat and CPA, announced her campaign for Nevada controller last week, making her the first announced challenger to incumbent Republican Ron Knecht.
Claims that Steve Wynn sexually harassed employees could have surfaced years ago but the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1998 stopped publication of a story that would have brought the issue to light.
Deonne Contine, the departing director of the Nevada Department of Taxation, announced this week that she is running for an open Assembly seat in Reno.
A trio of current and former high-ranking Metropolitan Police Department officers hope to make the jump into state politics this year.
Nevada’s largest school district — the fifth biggest in the nation — could become the first major public entity to leave NV Energy under a proposal headed to school board trustees this week.
Even before the move, District 9 was a top target of state Democrats, as it leans blue in terms of voter registration and was held by a Democrat before Harris won it in 2014.